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Under the Paris Sky (1951)

Sous le ciel de Paris (original title)
| Drama | 5 May 1952 (USA)
Fates of multiple otherwise disconnected characters intertwine miraculously under the sky of Paris. And it all happens in one day.

Director:

Julien Duvivier

Writers:

Julien Duvivier (screenplay), René Lefèvre (adaptation) (as Rene Lefevre) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brigitte Auber ... Denise Lambert
Jean Brochard ... Jules Hermenault
René Blancard ... Le professeur Bertelin (as Rene Blancard)
Paul Frankeur ... Milou
Raymond Hermantier Raymond Hermantier ... Mathias, l'artiste
Daniel Ivernel Daniel Ivernel ... Georges Forestier
Pierre Destailles Pierre Destailles ... Michel
Jacques Clancy Jacques Clancy ... Armand Mestre (as Jacques Clancy de la Comédie Française)
Christiane Lénier Christiane Lénier ... Marie-Thérèse (as Christiane Lenier)
Marie-France Marie-France ... La petite Colette Malingret
François Périer ... Récitant (voice) (as François Perier)
Marcelle Praince ... Madame Balthazar, la voyante
Catherine Fonteney Catherine Fonteney ... La dame des invalides (as Catherine Fonteney de la Comédie Française)
René Génin René Génin ... Le cocher
Georgette Anys Georgette Anys ... Madame Malingret
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Fates of multiple otherwise disconnected characters intertwine miraculously under the sky of Paris. And it all happens in one day.

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

5 May 1952 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Under the Paris Sky See more »

Company Credits

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Regina Films, Filmsonor See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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French censorship visa #10.510 See more »

Connections

Featured in Burden of Love (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

Coeur de Paris
Music by Jean Wiener
Lyrics by René Rouzaud
Sung by André Claveau
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Multi-faceted story, great shots of post-war Paris
23 January 2002 | by overseer-3See all my reviews

Sous le Ciel de Paris was the second of director Julien Duvivier's 1950 French films. The story follows the grim and bloody path trod by an unknown psycho killer. Duvivier cannily plays the film's melodrama against the glamorous backdrops of fin de siecle Paris, concentrating on a handful of people whose lives are profoundly affected, directly and indirectly, by the fugitive murder. The best vignettes feature elderly character actress Sylvie as a spinster devoted to her houseful of cats, and Brigitte Auber as a wide-eyed country lass.


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